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Every year during the month of October, the staff at Lackey Memorial Hospital shifts in to high gear to spread the word on the importance of awareness, early detection and treatment for breast can
Morton High School announced its 2019 homecoming queens last Friday night during the home game against Kemper County.
Scott Central will observe homecoming activities on Thursday, October 10 during the football game against Newton. The homecoming and football queens will be crowned during half time.
Tuesday morning a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 20 that included five law enforcement agencies, and traveled through Rankin and Scott Counties ended just past the Highway 501 bridge over I-20.
By James Phillips

Legacy Salutes Middle School Instructors/Staff Saturday, September 28th


Please continue to remember our readers who are facing health challenges, especially Mr. Albert Moore who is receiving loving care and attention from his wife, Mrs. Lucy Moore and staff at Lackey Hospital, Mrs. Naomi Williams at MS Care Center in Morton, Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell (Mary) Nichols, Sisters Maria and Obdulia, Angel Martinez, Mrs.

Arrest Report September 25

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 12 - September 19. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

George Arthur Carr, 39, 806 Willis St, Forest MS, Trespassing, Hold for Investigation.

Iva Lavada Rogers

MORTON - Iva Lavada Rogers was born in the Forkville community of Scott County on September 14, 1942. She passed away on September 20, 2019 at the MS Care Center of Morton at the age of 77.

Legal Notices September 25



Pursuant to the abandoned  Motor Vehicle Act, House Bill  221, Laws of 1970, and House  Bill 1092, Laws of 1995, the  following vehicles will be sold:

(1) 2002 Buick Century
VIN# 2G4WS52J721263158

(2) 2011 Chevrolet Impala LT
VIN# 2G1WG5EK0B1179606

Library donation

Forest Public Library Branch Manager Dianne McLaurin is pictured  receiving two 2019 book drive donations. Drew Kenna is presenting the check on behalf of Bank of Forest, and Janet Culpepper is presenting the check on behalf of the Forest Lions Club.